News and Announcements

  • Important Visa Information

    I. In accordance with the Agreement between the Russian Federation and the United States of America on the simplification of visa formalities for nationals of the Russian Federation and nationals of the United States of America effective September 9, 2012 the US citizens shall as a rule be issued multiple-entry business, private, humanitarian and tourist visas for a stay of no more than 6 months starting from the date of each entry that are valid for three years (36 months) from the date of issue of the visa.
    Please have a look at the recommended list of documents for the submission of additional information regarding confirmation of the purpose of travel and the availability of funds upon the issuance by the Russian Federation of 3-year multiple-entry business, private, humanitarian, and tourist visas.

Russian-American Relations

  • Russian-American Relations

    rusam1.jpgRussia consistently stands for cooperation with the United States based on the principles of equality, mutual consideration of interest and noninterference in each other’s internal affairs.
    The relations with the U.S. remain the most important factor in ensuring international security and stability. The key elements of Russia-U.S. cooperation are outlined in the Moscow Joint Declaration on New Strategic Relationship of 2002, Russia-U.S. Strategic Framework Declaration of 2008, as well as in the Joint Statement by President Putin and President Obama during their meeting in Los Cabos in June, 2012.

  • Russian-American Business Cooperation

    The U.S. is one of the Russian Federation’s major trade partners, though the volume of the commercial relations does not correspond to economic potential of the two countries.

  • Russian-American Cultural Cooperation

    Cultural relations are developing dynamically. In 2013, Washington, New York and other American cities hosted successful performances of the Mariinsky Theatre of Opera and Ballet from Saint-Petersburg, famous Russian baritone Dmitry Hvorostovsky, pianist Evgeny Kissin and many others.